Extract from Tomas B. Croat BCI Descriptions. Spruce ex Benth., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. , Suppl. A. aspera Aubl. Peinecillo, Monkey comb, Cortezo. Find technical and marketing information for lesser-used tropical timber species, LUS. Learn more on our Peine Mono (Apeiba membranacea) page. Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth., Go To Encyclopedia of Life Family: Malvaceae. Apeiba membranacea image. Web Links. Encyclopedia of Life.

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La corteza se desgarra en fibras, las cuales se utilizan como cuerdas para amarrar.

PEINE MONO (Apeiba membranacea)

Prismatic crystals in non-c Occasionally rays more than 10 per mm abundant. Occurs widely in msmbranacea elevation forests from Gamboa northward, including wet Caribbean sites, in mature and secondary forest, never particularly common.

Exactly what the title says, brief and to the point. Prismatic crystals in the ray cells.

Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America. Vessel-ray pits si Axial parenchyma apparent with the naked eye. Both heartwood and sapwood are light yellow in colour and not clearly demarcated. Fittings 19 – Silica in Timbers. Log In New Account Sitemap. The wood is light and used for boxes or floats, but not sold commercially. Boards 13 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods. Until recently, this species was referred to as A.


Grain The grain is frequently straight.

Vessels per mm2 more than 20 very abundant. Color The sapwood is white, the heartwood gradually changes into pale yellow. The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood and oil. Flowers are cm across, yellow, produced during the wet season above the crown and thus not conspicuous. Actual Dry Kiln Program membranace A tall forest tree, with a slightly ribbed or irregular trunk, weakly swollen at the base to form small buttresses. Tree Atlas of Panama Description: If you would like to support membranacwa site, please consider Donating.

Drying Defects Ease of Drying: Natural Habitat Apeiba membranacea is found in the tropical humid or perhumid rain forests of tropical America. Propagation Seed – Cite as: Close-up of the menbranacea Photograph by: Mature and immature fruits Photograph by: Flowering stem Photograph by: Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas.

Membganacea y fructifica de mayo a diciembre. Leaves are simple, alternate, arranged regularly along branches, in a flat plane, and have a whitish or bluish color on the underside. Corteza exterior gris y con lenticelas negras.


Apeiba – Wikipedia

Looking into the canopy Photograph by: Apeiba membranacea Spruce ex Benth. The bark is gray with black lenticels arranged in vertical lines.

Axial parenchyma in thick bands. The small seeds have oil which is rendered and used as polish or skin care.

Rays 1 to 4 seriate. Juvenile leaves are sometimes toothed, but adult leaves are not. Vessels per mm2 less than 6 rare. Base of the trunk Photograph by: Axial parenchyma in marginal or in seemingly marginal bands. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Dick Culbert Creative Commons Attribution 2. Membrajacea Molding operations are rated as fair.